Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published November 28, 2011

Comptroller Urges Consumers to Shop in Maryland, Not Online this Holiday Season

Franchot Says Local Stores Employ Marylanders and Generate State Revenue

WHO: Comptroller Peter Franchot
Patrick Donoho, Maryland Retailers Association
State and local elected officials
Mall representatives

WHAT: Comptroller Franchot, along with elected officials and members of area business organizations, will kick off his “Shop Maryland for the Holidays” campaign aimed at encouraging consumers to shop at local malls and retail stores rather than online this holiday season. Local shopping supports and maintains retail businesses, employs more than 500,000 hard-working Marylanders and keeps citizens’ hard-earned money in their communities, allowing for revitalization and sustainability of neighborhoods.

WHEN TODAY, November 28, 2011
WHERE: 10:30 a.m.
Mondawmin Mall (Center Court)
2401 Liberty Heights Ave
Baltimore, Maryland 21215

12:30 p.m.
Maryland Avenue shops (starting point, corner of Maryland Ave. and State Circle)
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

CONTACT: Caron Brace, (410) 212-9414, cell
Christine Feldman, (443) 336-0215, cell